Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Tuesday, Feb 25th

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Opera, Airtel partner over Africa

Bharti Airtel to offer Opera Mini as the default browser on its handsets.

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Mozambique's Mcel slashes call tariffs

Mcel joins Movitel and Vodacom who also slashed their costs this month.


'Mobile money transfers are over-hyped'

Expert says products such as M-Pesa are not "gold mines".


TiGo Ghana slashes its internet tariffs

Tigo customers would now browse the internet at 80% discount.


Africa dominates global mobile money market

Continent makes up 75% of the globe's market.

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Uganda university students develop pregnancy scan app

The application aims to reduce the country's maternal death rate. 


Mobile content provider eyes African expansion

Spice VAS Africa plans reaching 16 more nations.


Mozambique mobile price war breaks out

Vodacom plans to slash its prepaid rates today.


'Ethiopia is Africa's fastest growing mobile market'

The nation recorded 116% mobile market growth last year, according to a telco report.


Mobile phones could boost Uganda's struggling tax-collection efforts

Mobile phone e-tax system may bring in desperately required additional revenues.

Fake phones infiltrate African shores

The import of fake phones is a growing problem on the continent.